cheilosis

noun

chei·​lo·​sis kī-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce cheilosis (audio)
plural cheiloses -ˌsēz How to pronounce cheilosis (audio)
: an abnormal condition of the lips characterized by scaling of the surface and by the formation of fissures in the corners of the mouth

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“Cheilosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cheilosis. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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